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Wii U Sales Up 15,000 Day Thanks to Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8

Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president, reports great news for Nintendo fans:  since the release of Mario Kart 8, 15,000 Wii U systems have been sold per day.

“In the two weeks prior to the launch, versus what we’ve seen now following the launch of Mario Kart 8, we’re selling at a daily rate four times higher than where we were before.”

This report from Reggie reveals a key truth, one that gamers have reported all along.  If Nintendo puts out great games, buyers will come.  People love Mario-based games and the most prolific of the series tends to be Mario Kart and Smash Brothers.